Cystic and adenofibromatous clear cell carcinomas of the ovary: distinctive tumors that differ in their pathogenesis and behavior: a clinicopathologic analysis of 122 cases.

@article{Veras2009CysticAA,
  title={Cystic and adenofibromatous clear cell carcinomas of the ovary: distinctive tumors that differ in their pathogenesis and behavior: a clinicopathologic analysis of 122 cases.},
  author={Emanuela F T Veras and T S Mao and Ayse Ayhan and Stefanie M. Ueda and Hong Shiee Lai and Mutlu Hayran and Ie-Ming Shih and Robert J. Kurman},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={844-53}
}
Ovarian clear cell carcinomas (CCC) typically present as large adnexal, stage I tumors and are generally considered highly malignant. They are frequently associated with endometriosis and, less often with clear cell adenofibromas. We hypothesized that CCCs are a heterogeneous group of tumors, some arising from a cyst and others from an adenofibroma. To test this hypothesis, 122 cases of CCC were retrieved from the surgical pathology files of National Taiwan University Hospital (74), The Johns… CONTINUE READING
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